Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements

The following list includes the President’s public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this issue.

January 10

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Norfolk, VA.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA, where he met with U.S. Navy SEAL teams. Later, he traveled to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, where, in the Air Force One Hangar, he visited the Presidential Airlift Group. He then returned to Washington, DC.

January 12

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President announced his intention to appoint Robin Hayes, Susan C. Schwab, and Richard J. Tubb as members of the Board of Visitors to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

The President announced his intention to designate Patrick Ward as Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

January 13

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President declared an emergency in the District of Columbia and ordered Federal aid to supplement the District’s response efforts in support of the 56th Presidential Inauguration.

January 14

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the East Room, the President met with and made remarks to family members of U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The President declared a major disaster in Vermont and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm from December 11-18.

January 15

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at the State Department, he met with Foreign Service officers and State Department employees.

January 16

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to designate Edwin Smiley Kneedler as Acting Solicitor General at the Department of Justice.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), 45:92 Original Sources, accessed May 23, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=485X8FBDYL3DE4X.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), 45:92, Original Sources. 23 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=485X8FBDYL3DE4X.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 16, 2009 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2009), 45:92. Original Sources, retrieved 23 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=485X8FBDYL3DE4X.